LifeSiteNews, Lisa Bourne: Professor Janet Smith, a moral theologian at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, addressed the subject of homosexual networks in the Church on Facebook this week, saying that doing away with them is necessary to restore the priesthood. “Many … Continue reading
Here is a question for any reader who is a lifelong Catholic younger than 50: Have you ever heard a homily preached against the evil of contraception? My guess is that you have not. I know that I never have … Continue reading
It was one hundred years ago, on July 17, 1918, that Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered — shot, bayoneted and bludgeoned — on the orders of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. Since his canonization by the Russian … Continue reading
She is also, unsurprisingly, pro homosexual ‘marriage’. And, on the murdering of the pre-born, she even voted against a ban on partial-birth abortion. LifeNews, Steven Ertelt: For the second time since the retirement of pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, pro-abortion … Continue reading
In our last outing, after considering the horror of a society in which the medical murder of little Alfie Evans could occur — especially one as “God-invoking” and “nice” as that of the 21st century West — it was promised … Continue reading
LifeSIteNews, Maike Hickson: A Swiss bishop is praising Humanae Vitae’s “prophetic significance” and warning that contraception is “part of the culture of death.” Read article here.
Modern man derives much of his sense of himself as master of all he surveys from science and technology in general, but nothing feeds his notion of being the master of life itself more than the new birth technologies. They … Continue reading
And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man; neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay (Matthew 3:14). Then Jesus saith to him: Put … Continue reading
Catholics of traditional bent were elated when they learned that Robert Cardinal Sarah was the celebrant of the culminating Mass of this year’s Pentecost Chartres Pilgrimage. If they listened to his homily on You Tube or read the English translation … Continue reading
When an election or a referendum produces a margin of victory of two to one, as in formerly Catholic Ireland on May 25th, the prevailing side will believe, not unjustifiably, that the political winds are now at their back, and … Continue reading
This Friday, May 25th, the Republic of Ireland will hold a national referendum on the proposed repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which guarantees the right to life of the unborn child. A corrupt Irish court, ignoring … Continue reading
CNA, Christine Rousselle: “The spectacle of pale elites from increasingly barren societies trying to reduce the fertility of darker people in other societies is intrinsically grotesque.” Mary Eberstadt, senior research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute. Read in full here.
The last time I did jury duty I was outside on the courthouse plaza smoking during a break when a young man, a millennial, approached me and asked for a cigarette. I was surprised. Sixty years ago, when I was … Continue reading